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This is going to be long, I am bored

I try to keep my P on a non live food diet, but once in a while boredom takes over. For instance tonight, I was at a LFS, they had a tank of firemouths, in the tank was this:
http://pictures.care2.com/view/2/914751892
I didn't think it was a firemouth, I wasn't sure if they could be white/pink, so I bought it for the same price, $1.25 as the firemouths were listed as. I asked on the other site, and turns out its a pink convict. Anyways, I threw him in the 10 gallon guppy/mollie breeder tank i have going, figured what the hell, he will probaly eat some of them, I didn't really care.
So later on i go and feed my P some frozen krill, and it just sits on the bottom of the tank, nothing, didn't eat the shrimp I fed him this morning either. So here's where boredom took over, I net the convict and throw him in flipper's tank. He just chilled flipper did until the convict swam in his corner spot he likes. Then I was f*cking impressed, he charged the convict and laced into her ass end, made one hell of a noise/splash, best attack i have seen from him to date :smile: -
Back to my ?, do you ever buy and if so what kinds of pretty non feeder type fish for your piranhas? i have this convict tonight, firemouths, gouramis(sp?) and tiger barbs. I want to someday throw in a large angel fish, but thats an expensive feeder.
Here is the same fish right after flipper tore into his ass, thats one bite, the con is quite bigger than him, as you can sorta see.
http://pictures.care2.com/view/2/875056212
 

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You know that if you would have purchased a male and a female you could have put them in the 10G tank and started breeding them and then used the fry for feeders. would be alot cheaper too
 

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I had a orange gourami in a 20 gallon tank along with some neon tetras to help cycle it. After it cycled, I got 3 small reds, just under an inch long. It was extremely interesting to see how everything unfolded. The gourami would mind his own business and then the most agressive little red would swim up behind him really really slow, turn sideways so he could fit some of his fin into his itty bitty mouth, and strike and bite a chunk out of his fin. The gourami let this happen a few more times and then he started charging at the reds. Even from halfway across the tank when the gourami wasn't even close to being threatened. Anyways, after a few more days I threw him in with my 5 inch rhom. At the first strike, the rhom bit off his whole back tail and then some. He went right after that and bit another big chunk out of him and left the head for waste. It was interesting to watch because he has always gotten feeders and it was a treat for me and for him. I will do it again some day.
 

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I had my RBs eat Exodons, my gf's Betta, 1 Barracuda, Arrowana, and a Red Devil. I did not do any of this intentionally (except for my gf's Betta). Just an experiment to try housing different fishes with my P's whiole they were still juveniles.
 

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We've thrown in a couple beta's, some black moor goldfish, and then a black convict. My Ps ripped into them all pretty well until they were pretty much gone, except for the convict. They were in the process of taking his back side off and they abruptly stopped. That was over a month ago. Now the convict lives with them and for the most part there isn't even fin nips. They all have little faceoffs and chase each other around but that's it. When I throw chicken, krill, or bloodworms or even feeders, the convict is right in the middle of it trying to get its share. I'm just waiting until my Ps get bigger and then we'll see what happens.
 
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